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Haab's reflex

Alternative eponyms

  • Haab-Piltz reflex

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Attention reflex with contraction of pupils without alteration of the eye’s position (accommodation or convergence) when attention is on a bright object in the periphery of vision.

Description

Attention reflex with contraction of pupils without alteration of the eye’s position (accommodation or convergence) when attention is on a bright object in the periphery of vision. May indicate a cortical lesion. 1891 or 1896.

Bibliography

Otto Haab, in: Correspondenz-Blatt für Schweizer Aerzte, Basel, 1886, 16: 153.

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